Security Alert

Student Phishing Alert – Sept. 28

Monday, Sept. 28, more than 630 UA students received a phishing email that featured the subject title “Work After Class”.

This email is a scam, attempting to trick students into providing information for a fake job opportunity. A screenshot of the phishing message is below.  If you received this message, please delete it. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

Work After Class phishing email

Phishing Alert – Sept. 23

Wednesday, Sept. 23, many UA students, faculty and staff received a phishing email with the subject “[EXTERNAL] Part-Time Job Offer”.

This email is a scam. If you haven’t already, please delete the email.

Remember to notice the red flags of phishing emails. Look at the from email address of the email, and hover over links before you click to see the web address. If you are not a DUO two-factor authentication user, please activate your account today. DUO can help protect sensitive information in your UA accounts.

If you received one of these emails, mark it as spam/junk and delete it. If you did receive an email like this, and you did provide any sensitive information, please contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

Part Time Job Offer Phishing Email

Phishing Alert – Sept. 21

Monday, Sept. 21, many UA faculty + staff received a phishing email with the subject “[EXTERNAL] THIS MESSAGE IS FOR YOU ”.

This email is an attempt to steal usernames, passwords or other sensitive information. If you haven’t already, please delete the email.

Remember to notice the red flags of phishing emails. Look at the from email address of the email, and hover over links before you click to see the web address. If you are not a DUO two-factor authentication user, please activate your account today. DUO can help protect sensitive information in your UA accounts.

If you received one of these emails, mark it as spam and delete it. If you did receive an email like this, and you did provide any sensitive information, please contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

THIS MESSAGE IS FOR YOU - Subject Line

Student Phishing Alert – Sept. 16

Wednesday, Sept. 16, more than 480 UA students received a phishing email that featured the subject title “JOB OPPORTUNITY”.

This email is a scam, it did not originate from The University of Alabama or CISCO Systems Inc.. This scam attempted to attract students to provide information for to obtain a fake job opportunity. A screenshot of the phishing message is below.  If you received this message, please delete it. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

JOB OPPORTUNITY

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

Student Phishing Alert – Sept. 14

Monday, Sept. 14, more than 2,630 UA students received a phishing email that featured the subject title “UA COVID-19 INFORMATION”.

This email is a scam, it did not originate from The University of Alabama, nor does it include COVID-19 information. The scam attempted to attract students to provide information for a fake job opportunity. A screenshot of the phishing email is below.  If you received this message, please delete it. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

UA COVID Scam Email

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

Student Phishing Alert – Sept. 11

775 UA students received a phishing email Friday, Sept. 11 with the subject title “student Personal Assistant Needed”

This email is a scam attempting to lure students in with a fake job opportunity. A screenshot of the phishing message is below.  If you received this message, please delete it. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

student Personal Assistant Needed

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

Student Phishing Alert – Aug. 28

More than 1,800 UA students received a phishing email this week with the subject title “University of Alabama New Internship Openings Summer Opportunity 2020”

This email is a scam attempting to lure students in with a fake job opportunity. A screenshot of the phishing message is below.  If you received this message, please delete it. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

student phishing alert

Student Phishing Alert

UA students have received many phishing emails in recent days.

Friday, Aug. 21, over 1,000 students received a phishing email with the subject “WORK FROM HOME”.

Saturday, Aug. 22, over 650 students received a phishing email with the subject “UA STUDENT ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION”.

Sunday, Aug. 23, over 360 students received a phishing email with the subject line “Personal Assistant Job Position available”.

Each of these emails are scam attempts. Screenshots of these phishing messages are below.  If you received any of these messages, please delete them. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

Phishing email - Aug. 23, 2020
Phishing email – Aug. 23, 2020
Phishing email - Aug. 22, 2020
Phishing email – Aug. 22, 2020
Phishing email - Aug. 21, 2020
Phishing email – Aug. 21, 2020

Student Phishing Alert – Aug. 20

More than 500 UA students received a phishing email on Aug. 20 with the subject title “FALL 2020 Internship Announcement”

This email is a scam attempting to lure students in with a fake internship. A screenshot of the phishing message is below.  If you received this message, please delete it. Take a moment to review the red flags of phishing to learn how to spot common phishing emails like these.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact OIT Security at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu.

FALL 2020 Internship Announcement

Phishing Alert – Aug. 3

Monday, August 3, many UA faculty + staff received a phishing email with the subject “Email Storage Space”.

This email is an attempt to steal usernames, passwords or other sensitive information. If you haven’t already, please delete the email.

Remember to notice the red flags of phishing emails. Look at the from email address of the email, and hover over links before you click to see the web address. If you are not a DUO two-factor authentication user, please activate your account today. DUO can help protect sensitive information in your UA accounts.

If you received one of these emails, mark it as spam and delete it. If you did receive an email like this, and you did provide any sensitive information, please contact the IT Service Desk at 205-348-5555 or itsd@ua.edu. Below is a screenshot of the email.

Aug 3 phishing email